Important Watches, Collector's Wristw...

Hotel Richemond, Geneva, Oct 13, 2001

LOT 710

Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 3045826, Ref. 3970 P. Produced in the 1990's.Very fine, important, and rare, astronomic, platinum gentleman's wristwatch, with round button chronograph, register, perpetual calendar and moon phases, with a platinum Patek Philippe deployant clasp.

CHF 55,000 - 65,000

USD 33,000 - 40,000

Sold: CHF 84,900

C. three-body, solid, polished, concave bezel, transparent screwed-down back, fluted curved lugs. D. silver with applied white gold indexes, auxiliary dials for the seconds, the 24 hours, the 30 minutes register , the leap year and the days of the month, apertures for the days of the week, the months and the moon phases. "Bâton" white gold hands. M. Cal. 27-70 Q, stamped with the Geneva Quality Hallmark, rhodium-plated, "fausses côtes" decoration, 24 jewels, straight line lever escapement, Giromx balance, adjusted for heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock-absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring.Dial and movement signed.Diam. 36 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2 - 01


A similar watch is published in "Patek Philippe Genève, Wristwatches" by Martin Huber and Alan Banbery, 1998 Edition, p. 305.